Newark has a total population of 273,546 and a student population of 40,840. Of these students, 13,314 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
The largest electrical engineering school in Newark, by student population, is Essex County College. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Essex County College.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree in Newark. In 2009 tuition at electrical engineering schools in Newark was $3,264 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for electrical engineering related books and supplies every year.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newark, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 electrical engineers in New Jersey were working in the greater Newark area. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to decrease by -8% in Newark. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Newark, you can expect to make an average salary of $84,060 per year. This is lower than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.